Sports

A Year Older, Hoyas Chomping at the Bit

April 26, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

With exactly zero seniors on the Georgetown roster, it may sound odd that the buzz word around McDonough Gymnasium this preseason has been experience. Yet the 2009-2010 Hoyas are grizzled veterans compared to last year’s young team, when inexperience led to a second-half collapse and the team’s worst record underRead More

Sports Briefs, April 23

Sports Briefs, April 23

April 23, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

On Thursday, April 22, former Georgetown center and NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo (FLL ’91) was presented with a B.C. Forbes Peopling of America Award in Sports by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation in the Great Hall at the Ellis Island Museum in New York City. The award “honors theRead More

Bottom of the Order Helps GU Crush Hornets

Bottom of the Order Helps GU Crush Hornets

April 23, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

When it rains, it pours. So it went for Georgetown on Wednesday afternoon, as the Hoyas opened up the offensive floodgates en route to a 12-1 victory over the Delaware State Hornets amid drizzly, dreary conditions. Freshman Corbin Blakey led the charge with four RBIs, and sophomore pitcher Bobby KirbyRead More

11-Seed Hoyas Win Big East Title

April 23, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

As Vincenzo Salina strode up to the 18th tee on Tuesday, Head Coach Tommy Hunter walked with his senior co-captain, keeping with a Georgetown golf tradition. The discussion was as it always goes: a coach and a player reflecting on the past four years. But this time the prize atRead More

Strong Pitching Bails Out Slow Hoya Offense in Win Against GWU

April 23, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Even though it was not on their home field, the District was a comforting place for the Georgetown women’s softball team (16-25, 5-9 Big East) on Tuesday evening. After playing five games on the road in Indiana and Notre Dame, Georgetown returned to Washington on Tuesday and was able toRead More

Final Dinner Closes Curtain on 2009-10 Season

April 23, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The last image Greg Monroe left as a Georgetown basketball player was not a thunderous dunk, a silky-smooth pass or his trademark gator clap after a big play. Weeks before the center will complete his sophomore year and head to the NBA, a teary-eyed Monroe delivered a heartfelt thank youRead More

Losses Pile Up as Georgetown Offense Continues to Sputter

April 20, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

April is known for rain, and it has been that kind of dreary month for Georgetown women’s softball (15-25, 6-8 Big East). Since April 3, the Hoyas have lost nine of their last ten games including their last five. Since that date, the Hoyas have also been unable to scoreRead More

GU Swept by UConn, Continues to Struggle in Conference Play

April 20, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

This weekend was a rollercoaster ride for the Georgetown baseball team. Unfortunately for the Hoya faithful, the ride was bumpy, unpleasant and full of free falls. Despite jumping out to early leads in two of three contests, the Blue and Gray were swept by No. 25 Connecticut over the weekend.Read More

Loyola Loss Jeopardizes Hoyas’ NCAA Hopes

April 20, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Outplayed at the faceoff, outworked on groundballs and stymied by a top-class goalie, No. 8 Georgetown (7-4) had no answers for No. 9 Loyola (Md.) (8-2) in the second half of Saturday’s matchup. Tied 4-4 at halftime, the Greyhounds took advantage of a four-goal run in the third quarter toRead More

Hoyas Knock Off Knights, Prep for Top Competition

April 20, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Their opponents might be changing, but the results are not for the suddenly scorching-hot women’s lacrosse team (8-5, 6-0 Big East). Rutgers (9-4, 2-3 Big East) was Georgetown’s latest victim on Saturday afternoon. The Scarlet Knights scored just four second-half goals en route to a 19-12 victory for the HoyasRead More